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Unformatted text preview: T T E R M I N A T I O N E R M I N A T I O N A N D A N D R R E C O G N I T I O N E C O G N I T I O N The frst tribe on which Formal termination oF tribal status was tried was the Menominee. The Menominee were aboriginally in eastern Wisconsin. They were one oF the very Few groups who were not displaced as a result oF the spread oF whites into the Midwest. They ended up in a small reservation northwest oF Green Bay. As a result of political pressure in the post-WWII era the policy to terminate the legally privileged status of Indian groups, was formalized in House Concurrent Resolution 108 . It speciFed the termination of tribal status for all Indian groups. Sen. Arthur V. Watkins (Republican, Utah, 1949- 1959) was the moving force behind the termination movement. After nearly 20 years of legal haggling, in 1951, the Menominee won their suit and were awarded $7,600,000. In 1934 the Menominee Fled a lawsuit which alleged that the federal government was mismanaging the forest resources on their reservation. The Menominee reservation was granted by treaty in 1854....
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